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Ookla: T-Mobile has fastest mobile speeds; Charter fastest on fixed broadband

2023-04-17 17:27 by
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T-Mobile's network once again outpaces those of AT&T and Verizon Wireless both in 5G and overall, according to the latest speed-testing data from Ookla.

Ookla today shared a report confirming T-Mobile earns top honors across the majority of categories in its Speedtest Global Index Market Analysis United States Q1 2023 report. The Un-carrier repeated its wins in every single category for overall network performance as it continues to emerge in third-party reports as the nation's overall network leader.

T-Mobile's overall network performance placed first in all categories:

  • Fastest mobile operator in the U.S. with median download speeds more than 2x faster than Verizon and AT&T at 165.22 Mbps.
  • Lowest multi-server latency, which can lead to faster response times for gamers, improved IoT solutions for businesses and more.
  • Most consistent network, meaning T-Mobile customers have faster speeds more consistently than those with Verizon and AT&T.
  • Best place to stream video meaning the highest video score ranking.

When measuring 5G performance, T-Mobile also repeated some major wins in Q1:

  • 5G Performance: Average download speeds at a blazing 220.70 Mbps - over 2.5x faster than AT&T.
  • 5G Availability: T-Mobile has the most available 5G network, with customers being connected 71.1% of the time compared to AT&T’s 68.7% and Verizon's 37.6%.

In the fixed broadband category, Charter Spectrum, at 234.80 Mbps, had the fastest median download speeds, followed
by Comcast XFINITY (232.85 Mbps), Cox (219.20 Mbps), Altice Optimum (195.97 Mbps) and Frontier (190.15 Mbps).

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